A U.N. panel views WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as being "arbitrarily detained" by fleeing to diplomatic sanctuary to escape arrest, a Swedish statement said Thursday before a potential confrontation in the long standoff in London.
Speaking on the 33rd anniversary of Argentina's invasion of the disputed South Atlantic islands, which it calls the Malvinas, Argentine President Cristina Kirchner said the defense ministry had 30 days to make all files on the conflict public.
MONTERREY, Mexico — Latin American leaders across the political spectrum praised U.S. President Barack Obama's decision announced on Wednesday to reestablish diplomatic relations with Cuba, a move that could spark more investment in the Caribbean island and ease Cold War-era resentments throughout the hemisphere.
Given a historic chance to go it alone as an independent nation, Scottish voters instead appeared early Friday to be sticking with the United Kingdom following a vote that was marked by extraordinary turnout.
If a majority of voters in Scotland vote yes in a referendum Thursday, it will sever a three-centuries-old union and plunge what's left of Britain into an existential funk. Those wondering where it all went wrong may find there's one particular person to blame: the late former prime minister Margaret Thatcher.